rsync (SL5)

Synopsis: Moderate: rsync security, bug fix, and enhancement update Issue Date: 2011-07-21 CVE Numbers: CVE-2007-6200 — rsync is a program for synchronizing files over a network. A flaw was found in the way the rsync daemon handled the “filter”, “exclude”, … Read More

kernel (SL5)

Synopsis: Important: kernel security and bug fix update Issue Date: 2011-07-15 CVE Numbers: CVE-2010-4649 CVE-2011-1044 CVE-2011-0695 CVE-2011-0711 CVE-2011-1573 CVE-2011-1182 CVE-2011-1576 CVE-2011-1593 CVE-2011-1745 CVE-2011-2022 CVE-2011-1746 CVE-2011-2492 CVE-2011-1776 CVE-2011-1936 CVE-2011-2213 — The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any … Read More

Important: freetype (SL6)

Synopsis: Important: freetype security update Issue Date: 2011-07-21 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-0226 — FreeType is a free, high-quality, portable font engine that can open and manage font files. It also loads, hints, and renders individual glyphs efficiently. These packages provide the … Read More

Moderate: libsndfile (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: libsndfile security update Issue Date: 2011-07-20 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2696 — The libsndfile packages provide a library for reading and writing sound files. An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way the … Read More

Moderate: fuse (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: fuse security update Issue Date: 2011-07-20 CVE Numbers: CVE-2010-3879 CVE-2011-0541 CVE-2011-0542 CVE-2011-0543 — FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) can implement a fully functional file system in a user-space program. These packages provide the mount utility, fusermount, the tool used … Read More

Moderate: mutt (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: mutt security update Issue Date: 2011-07-19 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-1429 — Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent. A flaw was found in the way Mutt verified SSL certificates. When a server presented an SSL certificate chain, Mutt could … Read More

Moderate: system-config-firewall (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: system-config-firewall security update Issue Date: 2011-07-18 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2520 — system-config-firewall is a graphical user interface for basic firewall setup. It was found that system-config-firewall used the Python pickle module in an insecure way when sending data (via … Read More

Moderate: NetworkManager (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: NetworkManager security update Issue Date: 2011-07-12 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2176 — NetworkManager is a network link manager that attempts to keep a wired or wireless network connection active at all times. It was found that NetworkManager did not properly … Read More

Moderate: kernel (SL6)

Synopsis: Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update Issue Date: 2011-07-12 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-1767 CVE-2011-1768 CVE-2011-2479 — The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues: * It … Read More

Important: bind (SL5, SL6)

Synopsis: Important: bind security update Issue Date: 2011-07-07 CVE Numbers: CVE-2011-2464 — The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolver library (routines for applications … Read More